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Uganda Receives 1.9bn Funding For Their Solar Energy Sector from the American Government

The money (equivalent to 500,000 U.S dollars) was offered through Power Africa Uganda Accelerator and will be channeled through Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA) to facilitate the increase of clean energy generation and access to electricity among Uganda's rural and urban citizens.
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Hyundai Reveals Details about the Upcoming 2019 Kona EV

The full-electric vehicle will be released later this year as a 2019 model and boasts of a 250-mile range. This places the 2019 Hyundai EV on the same level as the Chevrolet bolt and the Tesla models.
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Rise of the Flexitarian: Major UK Supermarket to Introduce Vegan Burger Which ‘drips blood.’

Sainsburys, a UK supermarket, recently made plans to put fake meats in chilled sections alongside the real thing in 400 of their stores, due to the rising numbers of UK vegans (3.5 million), and ‘flexitarians’ (22 million) that want to buy more plant based foods.
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‘Hypocritical’ Treatment Towards Animals: Anonymous for the Voiceless Share Shocking Comparisons Made by Activist.

The Facebook post, which included references towards holiday traditions, religion, fashion and food, shows how in some instances it is socially acceptable to act abusively towards an animal, and yet in other cases, these same actions would be considered ‘barbaric.’
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Market Imbalance as China Announces Solar Subsidy Cuts

A drastic drop is expected in the global solar energy demand after China announced solar subsidy cuts. This sudden contraction will affect the solar panel producers who've already been struggling to remain in business. 

This Software Update May Boost the Battery Life for 2016/17 Nissan Leaf Models

A study carried out in March revealed that the larger 30 kWh Nissan leaf battery pack had a higher rate of battery degradation than the 24 kWh.
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Sea Levels Continue Rising as Antartic Ice Melts

Researchers have revealed that Antartica's ice sheet is melting at a rate that is raising sea levels by a half millimetre a year. Some 200 billion tons of ice from Antartica is melting annually, tripling the rate over the last 10 years.
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Kia is Planning to Take Electric Cars to India In 2019

According to the company, a 1 billion dollar green car plant is coming up in southern India to manufacture the electric vehicle. Kia doesn't currently have any of their cars in the Indian market. It's a huge move to decide to start with an EV.
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Apple Hires Ex-Waymo Self-Driving Engineer for Its Project Titan

Ms. Jamie Waydo is the latest Apple's major acquisition. The high profiled engineer previously worked with Waymo as the systems engineer. At the Google's self-driving car project, Ms. Waydo was involved in the crucial decision-making process during Waymo's tests in Phoenix.
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Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless

Orangutans living on Sungai Putri are under threat as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.

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